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Type of retained object


Data Element ID: DE498
Name: Type of retained object
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Object_Retained-Type,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination of the type of object retained.
Question: What type of object was retained?
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Surgery or Anesthesia
Data Set: Reserved for future use
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Language: U.S. English
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: Not applicable for this release
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Select the type of object that was unintentionally retained. If the type of object that was unintentionally retained is not listed, select 'Other' and specify the type.

If more than one type of object was retained during the procedure, select 'Other' and specify the types.
Format: Not Applicable
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 5 (500 for free text associated with ┬┤Other: Please Specify┬┤ response.)
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A2118 a Sponge 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2121 b Needle 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2124 c Towel 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2127 d Whole instrument (e.g., clamp) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2130 e Instrument fragment 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A66 f Other: Please specify 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
Effective Date: 03/31/2010
Until Date: - -
Update Date: - -
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Submitting Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Date of Submission: 03/31/2010
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: John C. Moquin
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
References: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: Not Applicable
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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